Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Report (3rd Day) — 9 Feb 2011 at 19:39
Baroness Crawley voted in the minority (Teller for the Contents).
Moved by Lord Falconer of Thoroton
27F: After Clause 11, insert the following new Clause-
"Variation in limit of number of holders of ministerial offices
(1) The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 is amended as follows.
(2) For section 2(1) substitute-
"(1) The number of holders of offices specified in Schedule 2 to this Act (in this section referred to as Ministerial offices) entitled to sit and vote in the House of Commons at any one time, whether paid or unpaid, must not exceed 95 if the number of constituencies in the United Kingdom is 650."
(3) After section 2(1) insert-
"(1A) If the number of constituencies in the United Kingdom decreases below 650, the limit on the number of holders of Ministerial offices entitled to sit and vote in the House of Commons referred to in section 2(1) must be decreased by at least a proportionate amount."
(4) In subsection (2), after "subsection (1)", insert "or subsection (1A)"."
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||133 (+1 tell)||2||59.4%|
|Lab||0||139 (+2 tell)||56.2%|
|LDem||70 (+1 tell)||0||72.4%|
|Lord Forsyth of Drumlean||Con||aye|